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How Tough is Blade?

The Dhampir. The Daywalker. The one thing worse out tonight than vampires. The one and only Eric Brooks, aka Blade, is probably the coolest vampire to appear in media. And no, despite the fact he can happily prance around at twilight, he doesn’t actually sparkle. But he does kick a lot of vampire...

Why Monica Rambeau Matters.

Why Monica Rambeau Matters.

by Nicole Dillard Full disclosure: I am not a comic book reader. My journey into Marvel only goes as far as the blockbuster movies, so when it came to the characters in their newest show,...

What Got Me Through 2020, Part 2

What Got Me Through 2020, Part 2

Challenging is the perfect way to describe this year. Many people in that March time frame were in the same place as my family. I was left uncertain about my children’s future when the school...

So Mother is White Supremacy, Right?

So Mother is White Supremacy, Right?

First, I readily acknowledge that this is a pretty hot take.  I have only seen one episode of Raised By Wolves (because I haven’t created an HBO Max account yet and am uncertain of why this show is...

Missives from the Nebula: ‘Quarantine!’

Missives from the Nebula: ‘Quarantine!’

Its April, 2020. Locked down in Los Angeles. I am not sure that I saw a global pandemic on the horizon as another year, and decade, came to fruition on New Year’s Eve. (Yes, I know that technically...

Dragon Ball Z & Racism

Dragon Ball Z & Racism

Check out this discussion about Dragon Ball Z and its problematic handling of race over the years, via YouTube channel, Get In The Robot, and actor, writer, self-professed anime fan, and comedian...

Reign Of The Black Supermen

Reign Of The Black Supermen

While not the first comic book character, Superman is unequivocally the father of and quintessential embodiment of the superhero. The innovation of writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster...

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